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Movie events on the 20th June


With small hope for success of the Allies against Napoleon's drive, English securities fall to the lowest level on record. Spurred by the probable closure of the London Stock Exchange, banker Nathan Rothschild risks his fortune to single-handedly sustain the British economy until last minute news (via carrier pigeon) of Napoleon's defeat by Wellington at Waterloo turns the market around. (London, England) (The House of Rothschild)


It has pleased Almighty God to release from his sufferings his most excellent and gracious Sovereign King William IV. His Majesty expired in Windsor Castle at 12 minutes past 2 o'clock A.M. this day. The Princess Alexandrina Victoria is awakened at Kensington Palace by the Archbishop of Canterbury and informed that she is now Queen of England. (England) (Victoria the Great)


Mountain man Joe Meek dies. (Oregon) (Bridger)


Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon thwart Lord Nelson Rathbone and Wu Chow's plot to assassinate Queen Victoria and nine other members of the royal family. (London, England) (Shanghai Knights)

Queen Victoria enjoys a fireworks display arranged by Lord Nelson Rathbone as part of the celebrations of her Golden Jubilee. (London, England) (Shanghai Knights)


Count Dracula en route from Varna to London via the Demeter. (Atlantic Ocean) (Dracula)


Edward Cullen born. (Twilight)


Lillian Hellman is born. (New Orleans, Louisiana) (Dash and Lilly)


Elijah P. Rogers is born. (New York City, New York) (Kick-Ass 2)


Operation Barbarossa, in which German troops invade the Soviet Union. The town of Nowogrodek becomes a Jewish ghetto. (Belarussia) (Defiance)


Bugsy Siegel killed by gunshot. (Bugsy)


While on morning patrol, a French policeman is stabbed in the throat and robbed of his pistol. An hour later, a police station is ambushed by locals and two more officers are killed. By the afternoon, the streets are openly menaced by automatic weapon fire between rebel factions and the territorial guard. (Algiers, Algeria) (The Battle of Algiers)


Gen. William Westmoreland succeeds Gen. Paul Harkins as head of U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV). (Path to War)


Anne Beamer writes that Ray Pluto is fit for active duty. (New York City, New York) (Double Whammy)

Anne Beamer writes that Ray Pluto is fit for active duty. (New York City, New York) (Double Whammy)


James McKeen Costa claims to have witnessed Asher's crime the previous night. (Montreal, Canada) (Taking Lives)


Millions try to leave Scotland, but the military, and a 30ft fence, keep them in to isolate the deadly virus. (Scotland) (Doomsday)

There is a mass exodus to escape the wide-spreading Reaper virus. (Scotland) (Doomsday)


Guys Choice premieres on Spike TV. (The Smurfs)

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